Dark Horses: Spencer perfect for Uchenna

UCHENNA has always pleased her trainer David Simcock (left) and she caught the eye with a striking debut run at Kempton. Today she looks to have a good chance of confirming that promise over a mile at Goodwood (2.55) in what is a decent maiden. At Kempton, Uchenna was slowly away and outpaced early on, …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Light the blue Touch Paper

TOUCH PAPER was considered a possible Queen Mary contender back in the spring but has found 5f too short on her two runs. Tonight she is upped to 7f and with Richard Hughes on board should prove very hard to beat at Kempton (7.00). In the same race don’t be surprised if Assolut, who has …[Read More]

Dark Horses: Aye aye Captain

TRAINER David Brown has some nice two year olds. My Catch and Wind Fire ran blinders at Ascot and the promising Sir Jack Layden broke his duck at Ayr on Sunday. Today he saddles CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT who has also shown promise. He hit the crossbar on fast ground on his debut at Beverley before seeming …[Read More]